Did you know that Peter Brötzmann tickets cost just $10?

This year’s festival starts with a very special event, An Evening with Peter Brötzmann, featuring a solo concert followed by a live interview with Mack Furlong. This event is at 8pm on Wednesday 13 September, at the Guelph Little Theatre. In the interests of making this concert by this legendary septuagenarian improviser accessible to as …

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2017 Festival Podcast #8 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the eighth in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring three Toronto-based groups performing at the Market Square Stage: Bernice, Eucalyptus, and the Fog Brass Band. …

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Artistic Director Scott Thomson Interviewed on Guelph Politicast

Local writer and podcast producer, Adam A. Donaldson, hosts the Guelph Politicast podcast, and his latest episode (#93) features a wide-ranging interview with new Guelph Jazz Festival Artistic Director, Scott Thomson. Listeners can stream the episode at the Politicast website, or download it from the iOS Podcasts app or wherever you access podcasts.

2017 Festival Podcast #7 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the seventh in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring two very different Montreal-based ensembles: Jane and the Magic Bananas and the Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra. New …

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Great Opportunities to Volunteer at the Festival

Volunteers are the community-spirit foundation on which the Guelph Jazz Festival is based. Do you want to get involved? We would love to have you aboard. Volunteer areas include box office, front-of-house, green room, hospitality, transportation, bartending, transportation, site setup & teardown, and more. No matter what role you serve, volunteering is a great way …

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2017 Festival Podcast #6 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the sixth in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring two remarkable duos playing separately on Sunday 17 September: Tom & Gerry (Thomas Lehn & Gerry …

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2017 Festival Podcast #5 Now Available

Artistic Director Scott Thomson has produced the fifth in a series of ten podcasts in which he discusses and plays the music of the superb artists and groups that are part of this year’s program. Check out this episode featuring the artists on the 2pm, 16 September double-bill program, Way Out Northwest (John Butcher, Torsten Müller …

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GJF Around Town Schedule Now Online

The Guelph Jazz Festival Around Town program is a key component of the Festival that presents music in local cafes, bars, and restaurants in order to complement the Festival’s Main Stage programming and make the whole event more… festive! The schedule for GJF Around Town is now online, with more information about the artists involved …

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